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About UNICEF: Employment

Temporary Appointment: Project and Policy Specialist, P-3, Private Fundraising and Partnerships Division, Geneva, Switzerland.

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a Temporary Appointment for Project and Policy Specialist, P-3 in Geneva, Switzerland.


Please see Terms of Reference.


• Master’s Degree in Corporate Social Responsibility, Private Public Partnerships, Human Rights, Policy and Planning, Business Administration, Marketing, or related field. A first-level university degree may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree with additional qualifying experience.
• Five years of relevant work experience.
• Demonstrated project management experience, if combined with Corporate Fundraising knowledge, a plus
• Understanding and proven experience on UNICEF’s partnerships with business and other external entities
• Market research experience, including substantial experience in qualitative and quantitative research an important asset
• Experience in partnerships building and management a key asset
• Familiarity with UNICEF programmatic work an important asset
• Excellent English writing and communication skills
• Attention to detail and track record of delivering against objectives
• Computer literacy in standard applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Lotus Notes, Internet)
• Attention to detail and result focus
• Understanding of UNICEF corporate engagement dimensions an asset


Besides fluency in written and spoken English, the following competencies are required (LI, LII and LIII indicate the level required on a three point scale, LIII being the highest):

UNICEF Core Values
Diversity and Inclusion

UNICEF Core Competencies
Drive for Results (LII)
Communication (verbal and written) (LII)
Working with People (LII)
UNICEF Functional Competencies
Formulating Strategies and Concepts (LII)
Relating and Networking (LI)
Analyzing (LII)
Persuading and Influencing (LII)

How to Apply:

UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.

UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly females, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed and up-to-date CV/resume, a P11 form (which can be downloaded at https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/index_53129.html) and a motivational letter to Laetitia Goncalves, lgoncalves@unicef.org, with subject line “Project and Policy Specialist, review of corporate due diligence citeria ” by 4th August 2014, 17:00 CET.

Please indicate your ability, availability to undertake the terms of reference above.





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